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  • 1. 
    Who on 20 April 2014 won the Monte Carlo Masters Tennis?
    • A. 

      Roger Federer

    • B. 

      Stanislas Wawrinka

    • C. 

      Bob Bryan

    • D. 

      Ivan Dodi

  • 2. 
    Name the former American middleweight boxer, who died on 20 April 2014 following a battle with prostate cancer?
    • A. 

      Tommy Morrison

    • B. 

      Rubin Hurricane Carter

    • C. 

      Ultimate Warrior

    • D. 

      Earl Weaver

  • 3. 
    Name the new book of Hillary Clinton that was due to released on 10 June 2014?
    • A. 

      Living History

    • B. 

      It Takes a Village

    • C. 

      Hard Choices

    • D. 

      A Terrible Beauty

  • 4. 
    Name the publisher that will publish a book Hard Choices of Hillary Rodham Clinton?
    • A. 

      Bloomsbury Publishing

    • B. 

      Simon & Shuster

    • C. 

      Harper Collins P

    • D. 

      Penguin Random House

  • 5. 
    International Mother Earth Day observed across the world on?
    • A. 

      1 April 2014

    • B. 

      20 April 2014

    • C. 

      22 April 2014

    • D. 

      24 April 2014

  • 6. 
    The Supreme Court of India has directed that woman employee of the central government can get an uninterrupted leave for ________ years for childcare and it includes needs like examination and sickness?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 7. 
    Name the first US male athlete to win the Boston Marathon in three decades (since 1983)?
    • A. 

      Wilson Chebet

    • B. 

      Frankline Chepkwony

    • C. 

      Rita Jeptoo

    • D. 

      Meb Keflezighi

  • 8. 
    What is KOI-3278?
    • A. 

      Planet

    • B. 

      Asteroids

    • C. 

      Moon

    • D. 

      Self-lensing binary star system

  • 9. 
    Hero MotoCorp on 21 April 2014 announced that it has entered Bangladesh in two wheeler segment through a joint venture of 55:45 with a Bangladesh firm. Name it?
    • A. 

      Tagaz

    • B. 

      Aftab Automobiles

    • C. 

      Nitol Niloy

    • D. 

      Walton Hi-Tech Industries

  • 10. 
    The biennial conference of the 21-member Western Pacific Naval Symposium from 21 April to 25 April was held in which country?
    • A. 

      Vietnam

    • B. 

      Singapore

    • C. 

      Papua New Guinea

    • D. 

      China

  • 11. 
    The Chariman of Rajya Sabha, Hamid Ansari in April 2014 administered oath to four members as Rajya Sabha member on four vacant seats of Odisha in his Chamber in Parliament House. One of the four members who took the oath of the Upper House of the Parliament is also a Chairman of IPL, name him?
    • A. 

      AU Singh Deo

    • B. 

      Kalpataru Das

    • C. 

      Sarojini Hembram

    • D. 

      Ranjib Biswal

  • 12. 
    Indian railways information and technology arm on 23 April 2014 launched a new mobile application that can be used for various enquiries including train running status. At present, this application has been launched for Windows 8 phones. Name the organisation that has launched the application?
    • A. 

      National Train Enquiry System

    • B. 

      Centre for Railway Information Systems

    • C. 

      Enterprise Asset Management Solutions

    • D. 

      Rail Inspection Systems

  • 13. 
    Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on 23 April 2014 asked private telecom company to immediately withdraw its controversial advertisement on Pashmina Shawls. Name the company who has been asked?
    • A. 

      Vodafone

    • B. 

      Idea Cellular

    • C. 

      Reliance

    • D. 

      Airtel

  • 14. 
    A company of US has developed a life-sized Atlas Anthropomorphic robot called Atlas as a part of a challenge to create a robot that could go at the places, which are dangerous to humans. Name the company that has developed the robot?
    • A. 

      Boston Dynamics

    • B. 

      IRobot designs

    • C. 

      Robot Operating System

    • D. 

      Adept MobileRobots

  • 15. 
    The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on 22 April 2014 launched the AIFF Academy Certification to set a standard of youth development in the country, through certification model. Which of the following is not a part of the Criteria of certification under which the academies will be assessed and certified?
    • A. 

      Coaching staff and qualifications

    • B. 

      Facilities

    • C. 

      Training schedule, training sessions

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    The Supreme Court of India on 24 April 2014 ordered that the special audit of property, assets and accounts of a temple under the supervision of the former Comptroller and Audit General of India, Vinod Rai. Name the temple of which the audit has been ordered?
    • A. 

      Kerala’s Sri Krishna Temple

    • B. 

      Kerala’s Sree Padmanabha Swamy

    • C. 

      Tamil Nadu’s Brihadeeswarar Temple

    • D. 

      Karnataka’s Chamundeswari Temple

  • 17. 
    Supreme Court of India on 25 April 2014 referred the matter of remission of the life imprisonment of seven convicts of the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case to the Constitutional Bench. It also said that the interim order of staying the Tamil Nadu Government’s decision to free them will continue. When Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1991

    • C. 

      1992

    • D. 

      1989

  • 18. 
    Who became the first Indian to won Thailand Tour title of Asian Bowling Federation?
    • A. 

      Deepak Kumar

    • B. 

      Shaik Abdul Hameed

    • C. 

      Vijay Kamal

    • D. 

      Ali Al-Rashidi

  • 19. 
    What is the theme of the 2014 International Mother Earth Day?
    • A. 

      Green Cities

    • B. 

      Stand-Up For Mother Earth

    • C. 

      Interactive Dialogue on Harmony with Nature

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez died on 17 April 2014 in Mexico. In which field he received nobel price in 1982?
    • A. 

      Literature

    • B. 

      Physics

    • C. 

      Chemistry

    • D. 

      Economy

  • 21. 
    Who won inaugural Richmond Open 2014 of Squash?
    • A. 

      Rachael Grinham

    • B. 

      Susan Devoy

    • C. 

      Tania Bailey

    • D. 

      Joshna Chinappa

  • 22. 
    Recently, European Parliament on 15 April 2014 approved the Banking Union reforms. The banking reforms will provide a set of rules to supervise the eurozone banks and deal with any future failures. What was the name given to the set of the rules?
    • A. 

      Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM)

    • B. 

      Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM)

    • C. 

      Mechanism for the banking norms

    • D. 

      European banking standards

  • 23. 
    A professor of Indian origin was named as one of the ten Solar Champions of Change on 19 April 2014 for solar deployment across America by the White House. What is the name of the professor?
    • A. 

      Navneeth kumar

    • B. 

      Sathya Nadella

    • C. 

      Rajendra Singh

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 24. 
    Asian Bowling Federation 2014 was held on 19 April 2014 who won the women’s title?
    • A. 

      Kritsanakorn Sangaroon

    • B. 

      Benchawan

    • C. 

      Tanaprang Sathean

    • D. 

      Angkana Netrviseth

  • 25. 
    BMW Malaysian Open 2014 held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 20 April 2014. Who won the tittle?
    • A. 

      Donna Vekic of Croatia

    • B. 

      Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia

    • C. 

      Zhang Shuai of China

    • D. 

      Magda Linette of Poland

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